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March 3, 2015

March 3, 2015

Posted by **Anonymous** on Sunday, October 7, 2007 at 6:00pm.

a. Use a table of random numbers to divide the 20 plots into 10 pairs and then, for each pair, flip a coin to assign the fertilizers to the 2 plots.

b. Subjectively divide the 20 plots into 10 pairs (making the plots within a block as similar as possible) and then, for each pair, flip a coin to assign the fertilizers to the 2 plots.

c. Use a table of random numbers to divide the 20 plots into 10 pairs and then use the table of random numbers a second time to decide upon the fertilizer to be applied to each pair.

d. Flip a coin to divide the 20 plots into 10 pairs and then, for each pair, use a table of random numbers to assign the fertilizers to the 2 plots.

e. Use a table of random numbers to assign the 2 fertilizers to the 20 plots and then use the table of random numbers a second time to place the plots into 10 pairs.

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**bobpursley**, Sunday, October 7, 2007 at 6:29pmI am wondering how one could use anything but a binary choice on the pairing, answer b appears a good choice to me.

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